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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Boughil Mountain Buachaill Finnleithid A name in Irish
(Ir. Buachaill Finnleithid [OSI], 'cowherd of Finlehid') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam Lists, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 631m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V84191 76497
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Longitude: -9.684318, Latitude: 51.929077 , Easting: 84191, Northing: 76497 Prominence: 86m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 484166 576558,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bghl, 10 char: Boughil
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

The mountain is described in c. 1750 by the anonymous author of 'A History of Kerry' (Royal Irish Academy MS 24K43) as Sliavfionleahid, a spacious good mountain in the barony of Dunkieron but more remarkable for the report of having a cowboy or herd on it that never eats, drinks or sleeps, but still found standing, taking a view of the numerous flocks of cattle on said mountain. This is in truth but a stone standing of an end on a place from which there is a full prospect of the rest of said mountain, and att a distance seems to some going by, to be a man, as being much of that shape and size, and is called Buachaill Finnleithid, meaning the aforesaid herd (quoted in TH iv, 29, see also 31). Derreenfinlehid is a townland on the road from Moll’s Gap to Sneem. Kerry’s Buachaill has a number of Irish companions and at least two Scottish ones in Glen Coe, the well-known peaks Buachaille Etive Mòr and Buachaille Etive Beag.   Boughil is the 225th highest place in Ireland.

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Walking In The Clouds .. by paulocon   (Show all for Boughil)
 
Did a circular walk starting at Barfinnity Lough .. by cemalina   (Show all for Boughil)
 
oldsoldier on Boughil, 2009
by oldsoldier  5 Aug 2009
As a prelude to Tomies and Purple I had a lovely stroll on Boughil. I parked my car at V85150 76910 A. This is just below the junction to the Black valley on the Sneem road after Molls Gap, parking for 6/7 cars. I walked back towards the Junction and crossed the road after 60 metres or so. From the right bank of the lake there is a fence going all the way to the top. This fence is visible all along the route to the col from the road. 62 minutes up and 45 minutes down. Super views. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/227/comment/4004/
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ONATOP ABOVE MOLL .. by sandman   (Show all for Boughil)
 
This photograph was taken south of the of main Sn .. by eric   (Show all for Boughil)
 
Lung Bursting Ascent .. by ciarraioch   (Show all for Boughil)
 
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